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Saturday, November 27, 2021
BLOOD DONATION CAMP ORGANISED AT NAVAL STATION, BHEEMUNIPATNAM Navy Week Celebrations, a Blood Donation Camp was organized by the Indian Navy at Naval Station Bheemunipatnam, Visakhapatnam on 27 Nov 21. The camp was inaugurated by Cmde Naresh Warikoo, Station Commander, Naval Station, Bheemunanipatnam. The camp witnessed an overwhelming response from amongst the uniformed personnel, Defence Civilians and families. The Blood Donation Camp was organized as a humanitarian effort by the Indian Navy in collaboration with NTR Blood Bank, Visakhapatnam, and will go a long way in ensuring the saving of precious lives. 115 units of blood were donated voluntarily to the Blood Bank. Speaking on the occasion, the Station Commander stressed the need to build awareness about voluntary blood donation and highlighted that each unit of blood donated can be separated into its components thereby multiplying the number of lives saved. He conveyed his gratitude and appreciation to the conducting staff and volunteers for making the blood donation camp a success.
TRAIN SERVICES AFFECTED IN KK-LINE DUE TO DERAILMENT Due to suspected sabotage of Railway track, a Goods train carrying iron ore from Bacheli to Visakhapatnam was derailed between Kilometer No.421-422 i.e. between Kamlur- Bhansi, Chhattisgarh, at 20.35hrs on 26.11.2021. Accident Relief Train from Kirandul has rushed to the derailment spot. Railway officials from Kirandul reached along the Accident Relief Train. A banner on the loco about central India bandh on 27/11/2021 by Maoists and some pamphlets about the bandh were found at the spot. Three locomotives of goods train and nineteen wagons derailed. Relief operations to restore the train services are in full swing under the monitoring of Divisional Railway Manager Shri Anup Satpathy. Due to derailment, the following coaching trains were affected. The train No. 18551 Visakhapatnam Kirandul express leaving Visakhapatnam on 27.11.2021 will be short terminated at Koraput station. The same train will return as 18552 Koraput-Visakhapatnam express from Koraput on its schedule. Hence there will be no service of this train between Kirandul and Koraput on 27.11.2021.
AP TO PROMOTE WORLD-CLASS ENERGY EFFICIENCY TECHNOLOGY The State government has a strong commitment towards effective implementation of housing schemes and providing best housing facilities to the poor people under housing schemes implementing world class energy efficiency technology, saving electricity and reducing the cost of construction, said special chief secretary for Housing department Ajay Jain. Addressing a seminar on Eco-Niwas Samhita through video conference conducted by BEEP and APSECM in Visakhapatnam on Thursday, he stressed the need to create awareness about ''energy conservation building code- residential buildings'' (ECBC-R called ''Eco-Niwas Samhita (ENS) as the State government prepares to implement global energy efficiency practices/measures in 28.3 lakh houses with the support of Indo-Swiss BEEP.